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Industry News: March 2017

New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

9 Mar , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, learn how to nominate for The Independent’s 10 to Watch, find out about meetings in RI to save the NEA/NEH, and read about the winner of the Breakout Award by Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film, plus find links to screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Company/Organization Profiles | Film School & Education | Massachusetts | Screenwriting | Vermont

Spotlight on MFAs: The Low-Residency Model

A profile of two New England low-residency MFA programs.

7 Mar , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

Low-residency programs offer students the ability to live and work from wherever they call home, as they build a body of work and earn credits towards their degree. Here, NewEnglandFilm interviews Jean Stawarz, an Associate Professor and the Graduate Program Director for Writing for Film and Television at Emerson College, and Stephen Pite, the Program Director of the MFA in Film at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) about their relatively new low-residency programs. See also NewEnglandFilm.com’s list of low-residency MFA programs in New England.

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Company/Organization Profiles | Film School & Education | Maine | Massachusetts | New Hampshire | Reports | Vermont

Low-Residency MFA Programs in New England

A report on some of the low-residency options across New England

7 Mar , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

In connection with her interview with two low-residency programs in New England, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Emma Schlenoff offers this guide to some of the low-residency MFA programs across the region. See also NewEnglandFilm.com’s interview with Emerson College and Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart New England: The Empty Chair

Support the crowdfunding campaign for The Empty Chair

1 Mar , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this series, NewEnglandFilm.com profiles film projects seeking crowdfunding. Here, filmmakers are seeking funds for a web series The Empty Chair, which will tell the story of the loss of one man, and in doing so, explore the broader issues of grief, death, and how society navigates these challenges.

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Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

Hijab on the Court: Interview with Tim O’Donnell

A Conversation With Tim O’Donnell about his films FIBA Allow HIJAB and Life Without Basketball

15 Feb , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

After the release of his latest short film, FIBA Allow HIJAB, Tim O’Donnell discusses the influence of the media, female role models, and the necessity of getting to know our Muslim-American neighbors.

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Industry News: February 2017

New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

6 Feb , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, find upcoming Oscar celebrations, plus local film productions, screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Company/Organization Profiles | Film Funding | New England

Equity-Based Film Crowdfunding Sites

Four websites for equity-based crowdfunding films

23 Jan , 2017 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

Now that you know the important steps needed to use equity-based crowdfunding from our Filmmaker’s Guide to Equity-Based Crowdfunding, you can start investigating websites to assist with your fundraising efforts.

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Film Funding | How To's | New England

Filmmaker’s Guide to Equity-Based Crowdfunding

Learn how you can use equity crowdfunding to finance your film

23 Jan , 2017 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

Donation-based sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo aren’t the only way to crowdfund a film. You can also leverage equity-based crowdfunding, which is more complex, but allows you to raise much larger sums of money. Here, NewEnglandFilm.com explains how you can use this lesser known method to finance your project.

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Industry News: January 2017

New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

13 Jan , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, learn more about a fellowship at Vermont College of Fine Arts, upcoming fests, local film productions, and other screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Industry News: December 2016

New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

13 Dec , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, learn more about a new media lab in Providence, upcoming awards ceremonies, local film productions, and other screenings, opportunities, and other industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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